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post #2119 of Old 01-17-2012 Thread Starter
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Look at this baby:

The aim of this foiler is to fly at over 40K easily. I mean for you me and everybody with some sailing experience. The foils position and angle are computer controlled.

They are presenting the project at Dusseldorf boat show and extensive testing will follow in Spring.

The boat is not just a speed test project but is intended to be produced and offered on the market. The boat has places for two.

They intend to continue developing the concept and after the two place boat develop an offshore big one, to steal the record from the Hydroptere.

I will be following this one. There is a strong team of engineers behind it and it promises interesting developments: Half airplane, half boat a flier low above the water. I like it
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